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Video Mentoring South African Teens from Anywhere

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Infinite Family

  • 108 people are interested

Ignite, Influence, and Inspire Black Teens to Lifelong Success!

Since 2006, our global volunteer Video Mentors -have been sharing their wealth of expertise, knowledge, and skills via weekly face-to-face video calls thru Infinite Family’s secure Internet platform. In just 30 minutes a week (32 weeks per year) from home or work, Video Mentors help their Net Buddy mentees’ strengthen resilience, resourcefulness and responsibility by focusing on five key impact areas: education, career preparation, technology literacy, life skills and communication. Infinite Family's South African team provides comprehensive training and real-time support - you are never alone.

For the past 6 years, 96% of video mentored 12th grade students qualified to advance among first in their families to go to college and get good jobs, as compared to 59% of their non-mentored peers. Having you share their journey will change their destination forever !

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About Infinite Family

Location:

5951 Riverdale Avenue, #1204, Bronx, NY 10471, US

Mission Statement

To promote self-reliance--to augment what’s taught in the classroom and the home to help develop resilient, responsible, and resourceful students as they prepare for their lives as young adults and beyond. Mentors use both formal and impromptu exercises to guide their mentees to develop new skills in education, technology, career preparation, communication and life skills, while also learning new solutions that break self-destructive patterns of behavior.

Description

Infinite Family is a nonprofit organization that provides e-mentoring opportunities for teens, pre-teens, and young adults in South Africa. Our mentors are at least 21 years old and they live in different countries all over the world. In our program, mentors and Net Buddies meet once per week for 30 minutes via our secure Internet platform. Mentors are a source of love, support, and encouragement who help Net Buddies develop the necessary skills that will allow them to become self-reliant adults.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • English
  • People Skills
  • Mentoring
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Life Coaching

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 30 minutes per week for a minimum of a year.

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